Sep 12, 2012 5:00pm PDT
stevens and i'm the new ambassador to libya >> chris stevens was a charismatic white leader, one of the first american diplomats sent to libya in 2007 and helped free the people from moammar gadhafi >> he was exactly the kind of american ambassador that any of us would want in that post because he understood libyans and libyans like him >> in his video he made it clear that he liked them >> i was thrilled to watch the libyan people stand up and demand their rights >> he was called a natural diplomat, someone who did not stay in his office but would go out into the community. in may he was named u.s. ambassador to libya. last night he and three others were killed in an attack on the u.s. consulate. >> my understanding is that the reason he was killed was that he went back into save his people, his employees >> stevens graduated from piedmont high school and then went to uc-berkeley >> he was a fun-loving man who knew how to get things done but to do them with a smile on his face. relentlessly optimistic >> he joined the peace corps and attended hastings law school. he set out to m
Sep 13, 2012 5:00pm PDT
by the fallen officer son and niece. >> word of the arrests in libya in tuesday's deadly assault on the u.s. consulate. u.s. ambassador chris stevens, a bay area native, was among four americans killed in the attacks. another victim was a 42 year- old from san diego. the news comes as a anti- american fury over an anti islamic film continues to spread across borders. protesters stormed the u.s. embassy in yemen and there were violent riots in libya and egypt. a protest in cairo is happening right now. so far no reports of any violence from this demonstration but danielle nottingham explains the worst may be yet to come. >> protests over an anti muslim film on you to continue through the night in cairo. during the day riot police used tear gas to keep angry demonstrators away from the u.s. embassy. in yemen police used water cannons to hold off protesters who earlier climbed over the embassy's iron gate. fresh eye and anti-american demonstrations also broke out in iraq. >> there is no justification, not at all, for responding to this video with violence. >> secretary of state hillary clint
Sep 14, 2012 5:00pm PDT
americans killed in libya of a c-17 pyrrophyte >> for americans, for patriots, the love this country. >> secretary of state hillary clinton and hundreds of staff members, the four men were killed when the u.s. consulate in libya came under attack on tuesday >> today we bring home for americans who gave their lives for our country and our values. >> the obama's administration is pushing back against a british newspaper report that the state department and credible information about the attack 48 hours before it happened. >> the story is absolutely wrong. we were not aware of any actionable intelligence indicating that an attack on the u.s. mission was planned or imminent. >> violent demonstrations against the anti his lawn film spread across the moslem world friday. protesters breached the grounds of the u.s. embassy it indonesia and sudan, which they agree mom's ripping down the american flag and replacing it with a black flag of muslim extremists. >> for the very latest on information about the attacks and more from the ceremony honoring the americans, though tore website cbssf.com.